There’s never a dull moment here at My Cyprus Insider, especially when we find out about little gems that spark our imagination and give us good reason to smile. The backstreets of Larnaca, Nicosia and Limassol are calling our name, with a whole range of quirky spots to entice the curious at heart!
1. Limassol Duck Store
A bright and happy space if ever there was one, you’re in luck if rubber ducks are your thing! Step into the Limassol Duck Store and you’ll be grinning from ear to ear the moment you set your sights on over 300 rubber ducks in a variety of fun and flamboyant designs, from DJ Quackmaster Fresh to Cleopatra Duck of the Nile. Whether you’re looking for a quirky gift or just want to be entertained, this place should certainly do the trick!
Where? 29 Ankara St, Limassol.
2. Salt and Pepper Museum, Larnaca
With thousands of tourists descending on Larnaca each year to catch a glimpse of its revered salt-lake, there’s now a place in town summoning the crowds for another, slightly different, ‘seasoned’ experience! Enter the Salt & Pepper Museum, the second museum of its kind following the success of a flagship museum in Israel, filled with thousands of salt and pepper shakers from around the world. The pride and joy of a passionate Israeli collector, you’ll spot over 20,000 different shakers in this place!
Where? Phaneromeni street, Larnaca. €5,00 per person.
3. Fairytale Museum, Nicosia
This quirky yet fascinating place is one where stories and legends come to life, dedicated to one thing and one thing only: the glorious magic of fairy tales. Housed within a beautiful old building, the Fairytale Museum encourages the young and young at heart to dive right into the world of dreams and wild imagination through play, shedding light on fascinating fairy tales from Cyprus and all far flung corners of the world.
Where? 32 Granikou St, Old Nicosia. Entrance: €5 and €3 for school groups. Tel: (+357) 22-376522